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Framed black and white certificate of admittance into the Salem Marine Society. The paper is divided into six sections depicting maritime vignettes. One is of a wharf and five ships, another of two men working at a barrel. Another depicts three men putting out a fire on a ship. \n
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"Salem, No. 648 / These are to certify that Stephen Phillips / was by a majority of votes regularly admitted a / member of the Salem Marine Society, at a meeting held the 25 day of October. Given under my hand of the / seal of the society this 15 day of Nov. A.D. 1928. / L.W. Jenkins Sec. / E.B. Trumbull Mafter." (printed)
"A. Northey Jun. Del. / S. Hill Sculp. Boston"
"framed at Goodspeed's Book Shop Asburton Place Boston"
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),
Hill, Samuel, ca. 1766-1803 (Engraver)
Goodspeed's Bookstore (Framer)
16 2/16 x 19 3/16 x 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)